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Date:   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:19:14 -0500
From:   Johannes Weiner <>
To:     David Rientjes <>
Cc:     Andrew Morton <>,
        Michal Hocko <>,
        Vladimir Davydov <>,,,
Subject: Re: [patch v2] mm, memcg: do not retry precharge charges

On Sat, Jan 14, 2017 at 09:42:48PM -0800, David Rientjes wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jan 2017, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> > The OOM killer livelock was the motivation for this patch. With that
> > ruled out, what's the point of this patch? Try a bit less hard to move
> > charges during task migration?
> > 
> Most important part is to fail ->can_attach() instead of oom killing 
> processes when attaching a process to a memcg hierarchy.

Ah, that makes sense.

Could you please update the changelog to reflect this? Thanks!

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